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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By H F
Brake light switch might be faulty ..

Brake light switch might be faulty ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By H F
Run a diagnostic with INPA and see what pops up ...

Run a diagnostic with INPA and see what pops up .. Hopefully you didnt brick the car messing with NCS expert ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,320
Posted By H F
I have a Audio Controll Concert Series EQ .. It...

I have a Audio Controll Concert Series EQ .. It makes a huge difference . I felt the logic 7 sounds kinda muddy and not clear enough . But with the added EQ the whole system is way crispier and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By H F
You just push the black release clip together and...

You just push the black release clip together and it will pop out .. I had a little trouble first time i took it off ... Mine leaked and I cut off the old quick connect and just put on a new quick...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By H F
Not necessarily ,,, there are quite a few things...

Not necessarily ,,, there are quite a few things that can kick the trany into safes mode.
Have the battery ruled out as mentioned . Get it fully charged and checked , then have the alternator...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By H F
Ya ,, don't blame u , but imo it's worth it .

Ya ,, don't blame u , but imo it's worth it .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By H F
BMW coolant is chemically specific for our...

BMW coolant is chemically specific for our engines .. Don't use anything else or mix coolants .
Also in order to get all the green coolant out , you have to drain the block .. There is a drain...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By H F
Make sure that the alternator is not the problem...

Make sure that the alternator is not the problem . Have it tested to ensure its charging the battery .. You need to make sure the charging system is not the culprit , before moving to something...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By H F
If you do a coolant flush every two years and...

If you do a coolant flush every two years and stick with the blue . You won't have to worry about any overheating issues . I've had my 545 for eight years with a two year coolant schedule and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By H F
Yes I had it done at the dealer ... Actually I...

Yes I had it done at the dealer ... Actually I had the whole car updated , cost around. 200 /250 . You can do just the transmission for about half the cost .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By H F
From what I understand you have to flash the...

From what I understand you have to flash the module to get the full effect of the sport mode .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By H F
Aww man .. Was hoping that was it .. Ill have to...

Aww man .. Was hoping that was it .. Ill have to check my fuse chart .. But just curious have you checked that fuse with a test light or voltage meter if there is power running thru it ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By H F
That sucks bro ... But ,, if your a lucky man ,...

That sucks bro ... But ,, if your a lucky man , it may only be a blown instrument cluster fuse .
Pull the fuse hopefully its blown and all it is ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By H F
Your best bet would be coil overs .

Your best bet would be coil overs .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By H F
Run direct power to the starter motor to the...

Run direct power to the starter motor to the solenoid is the next step, if the battery is ruled good and charged . That will determine if indeed tha starter is bad . If the starter motor turns the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By H F
I agree with bimmerfan dont jump the gun on the...

I agree with bimmerfan dont jump the gun on the starter . I have a friend with a545 who thought it was the starter and bought it . I went down there and ran direct power to the starter after having...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By H F
First ,, welcome to the forum ... Taking your...

First ,, welcome to the forum ... Taking your 535 to a Honda /Toyota shop is not the best thing for you or your car.
You don't want a Toyota mechanic learning how to fix the problems you are...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,471
Posted By H F
There is no bleeding procedure on the v8's . The...

There is no bleeding procedure on the v8's . The n62 has a self purging coolant system . The heads have a cavity that let's air escape thru two vent hoses that y off to the coolant tank .
Just turn...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By H F
There is one bolt on the back side that's set in...

There is one bolt on the back side that's set in a little deep into the cover .... Here is some instructions on valve cover removal . Go threw it and see if you missed something ..
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By H F
On my car the serging foreword while coming to a...

On my car the serging foreword while coming to a stop was fixed with a transmission update ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By H F
Depending on your smog guy ,, they are allowed to...

Depending on your smog guy ,, they are allowed to pass a test with one not ready . They just don't tell the consumer this .. My friend has a smog shop and passed my smog test on my Colorado . With...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By H F
I could be wrong here , but I think you need to...

I could be wrong here , but I think you need to have NCS Expert to code the aux cable.

Jeremy ,, that's a good deal for INPA and a cable . I paid much more than that for my set up .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By H F
White94rx ,, is it possible to code the secondary...

White94rx ,, is it possible to code the secondary system off ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By H F
I've heard that you can remove the exhaust...

I've heard that you can remove the exhaust manifolds , then you can get to the ports from underneath to clean'em out .

Here is another alternative . I like the idea , but kinda on the fence on it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By H F
The brush kit . I really don't think will clear...

The brush kit . I really don't think will clear out the hard carbon out of the secondary ports on the heads if they are badly clogged . Seems like that is the issue . I would go back to the shop and...
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